My Jewellery for the National Museum of Ireland

I love museums- observing how the design and making of objects has evolved over time, and how timeless many are. Artifacts in our National collections, inspire my modern interpenetration - exclusive to the Museum shop
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BRONZE DRESS FASTENER This unusually shaped Bronze Dress Fastener of the La Tene period 600AD was carved and filled with enamel. The La Tene period was a time of great richness of expression in Irish Art. The silver brooch is inspired by this unusual design .

BRONZE DRESS FASTENER This unusually shaped Bronze Dress Fastener of the La Tene period was carved and filled with enamel. The La Tene period was a time of great richness of expression in Irish Art. The silver brooch is inspired by this unusual design .

Silver pendants based on Viking penannular brooches to be seen in the National Museum of Ireland.

Silver pendants based on Viking penannular brooches to be seen in the National Museum of Ireland.

My Gold Ribbon Torc bangle...based on the Gold Ribbon Torc found in Antrim and made in approx.   700 BC

My Gold Ribbon Torc bangle...based on the Gold Ribbon Torc found in Antrim and made in approx. 700 BC

Silver Ribbon Torc long pendant and chain.

Silver Ribbon Torc long pendant and chain.

Bridget's Cross.  Contemporary interpretation showing the weave with a gold woven insert.

Bridget's Cross. Contemporary interpretation showing the weave with a gold woven insert.

Expandable Bangle .  My oldest design -completed when i was originally a student and now available in the NMI.  It is based on a Viking bangle displayed in NMI>

Expandable Bangle . My oldest design -completed when i was originally a student and now available in the NMI. It is based on a Viking bangle displayed in NMI>

Silver Gold Ribbon Torc choker.  Based on the Gold Ribbon Torc artefact on display in the National Musuem of Ireland NMI,R.2606

Silver Gold Ribbon Torc choker. Based on the Gold Ribbon Torc artefact on display in the National Musuem of Ireland NMI,R.2606

Silver Harvest Knot pendant... set on a  version in straw.  Several examples on show in Decorative Arts and History, Dublin , and also Courntry Life, in Turlough Park.

Silver Harvest Knot pendant... set on a version in straw. Several examples on show in Decorative Arts and History, Dublin , and also Courntry Life, in Turlough Park.

Silver brooch based on the Bronze Dress Fastener in the National Museum.  Exclusive

Silver brooch based on the Bronze Dress Fastener in the National Museum. Exclusive

My Sundisc collection.. based on Bronze Age Sundiscs and available exclusively in the National Museum shop.

My Sundisc collection.. based on Bronze Age Sundiscs and available exclusively in the National Museum shop.

My design work and the original Viking penannular brooch it is based on.   National Museum of Ireland.

My design work and the original Viking penannular brooch it is based on. National Museum of Ireland.

St Briget's Cross collection

St Briget's Cross collection

#Harvest knots# . Selection of different designs

#Harvest knots# . Selection of different designs

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